Food & Drink
by Aspect County

Sam Stern’s salted dark chocolate and orange mousse

Makes 6 – 8
175g Divine Dark Chocolate
1 tbsp. Golden Syrup
3 tbsp. water 
23 tbsp. Grand Marnier
50g salted butter
3 large eggs, separated
3tbsp. double cream
• Sea salt
• Shreds of orange zest

1. Place a heat proof bowl over a pan of hot but not boiling water.

2. Add the chocolate, syrup, water, booze and butter, leave until melted. Stir to blend evenly.

3. Mix together the egg yolks and cream 
stir into the chocolate mixture to blend evenly.

4. Whisk the egg whites until stiff add 14 and beat until smooth. Fold in the remaining egg whites a 14 at a time with a pinch of salt until incorporated and well blended.

5. Divide the mixture between 6 – 8 individual cups or glasses. And top with shreds of orange and a sprinkling of salt.

Credit: Divine Chocolate